Road Information

Interstate 76 in Ohio    
Total Mileage in State: 82 miles
Eastern End: At Pennsylvania state line
Western End: At I-71, near Lodi
Mileage covered in Photos: 82 miles
Counties covered in Photos: Mahoning, Portage, Summit, Medina
Major Junctions in Photos: I-680, in North Lima
I-80, in North Jackson
I-77, in Akron
I-277, in Akron
I-71, near Lodi
Control Cities in Photos: North Lima, North Jackson, Akron, Barberton, Wadsworth

Westbound

Sections:
  • Section 1: Pennsylvania Border to North Jackson (Exit 218)
  • Section 2: North Jackson (Exit 218) to Interstate 71

Section 1: Pennsylvania Border to North Jackson (Exit 218)

   

Ohio welcome sign as Interstate 76 West enters the Buckeye State from Pennsylvania and the Pennsylvania Turnpike. Upon entering Ohio, the Ohio Turnpike begins. (Photo taken 7/3/15).

The Eastgate Toll Plaza lies 1 1/2 miles ahead. (Photo taken 7/3/15).

View on Interstate 76 West (Ohio Turnpike) at mile marker 240. (Photo taken 7/3/15).

The speed limit decreases to 55 mph as you approach the Eastgate Toll Plaza. (Photo taken 7/3/15).

EZ Pass is accepted in all lanes at the Eastgate Toll Plaza ahead. (Photo taken 7/3/15).

Approaching the toll plaza, this sign warns drivers to check their brakes. (Photo taken 7/3/15).

Interstate 76 West (Ohio Turnpike) at the Eastgate Toll Plaza. (Photo taken 7/3/15).

Mileage sign on Interstate 76 West (Ohio Turnpike). It's 15 miles to Youngstown, 59 miles to Akron, and 82 miles to Cleveland. (Photo taken 7/3/15).

Interstate 76 West (Ohio Turnpike) approaching the Mahoning Valley Service Plaza - 1 mile. (Photo taken 7/3/15).

View on Interstate 76 West (Ohio Turnpike) at mile marker 238. (Photo taken 7/3/15).

Interstate 76 West (Ohio Turnpike) at the Mahoning Valley Service Plaza. (Photo taken 7/3/15).

Interstate 76 West / Ohio Turnpike reassurance shields. (Photo taken 7/3/15).

Interstate 76 West (Ohio Turnpike) approaching Exit 234 - 1 mile. (Photo taken 7/3/15).

Interstate 76 West (Ohio Turnpike) at Exit 234: Interstate 680 North - Youngstown (Photo taken 7/3/15).

Interstate 76 West (Ohio Turnpike) approaching Exit 232 - 1 mile. (Photo taken 7/3/15).

Interstate 76 West (Ohio Turnpike) at Exit 232: OH 7 - Youngstown (Photo taken 7/3/15).

The speed limit on Interstate 76 West (Ohio Turnpike) starts out at 70 mph. This is the standard speed limit on most rural Interstate highways in Ohio. (Photo taken 7/3/15).

Another mileage sign on Interstate 76 West (Ohio Turnpike). It's 13 miles to the junction of Interstate 80, 52 miles to Akron, and 75 miles to Cleveland. (Photo taken 7/3/15).

Interstate 76 West (Ohio Turnpike) at mile marker 230. (Photo taken 7/3/15).

View on Interstate 76 West (Ohio Turnpike) at mile marker 227. (Photo taken 7/3/15).

Interstate 76 West (Ohio Turnpike) at mile marker 225. (Photo taken 7/3/15).

The junction of Interstate 80 is now 3 miles ahead. (Photo taken 7/3/15).

Interstate 76 West (Ohio Turnpike) approaching Exit 218. (Photo taken 7/3/15).

Interstate 76 West (Ohio Turnpike) approaching Exit 218 - 1 mile. (Photo taken 7/3/15).

Nearing Exit 218 in one of the Ohio Turnpike's infamous lengthy, low speed construction zones. (Photo taken 7/3/15).

Interstate 76 West (Ohio Turnpike) at Exit 218: Interstate 76 West / Interstate 80 East - Akron / Youngstown (Photo taken 7/3/15).

View on the ramp for Exit 218, as Interstate 76 West exits the Ohio Turnpike. From here, you will pass through the exit's toll plaza, then will have to keep right to remain on Interstate 76 West toward Akron. (Photo taken 7/3/15).

Section 2: North Jackson (Exit 218) to Interstate 71

   

Mileage sign located near mile marker 60, shortly after the junction of Interstate 80 (Ohio Turnpike). It's 2 miles to Bailey Rd and 37 miles to Akron.  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Interstate 76 West: Road view from mile marker 59.  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Use Exit 57 for Salem, Lordstown, and CR 18 / Mahoning Ave.  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Interstate 76 West at Exit 57: To OH 45 - Bailey Rd / Warren  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Speed limit sign located near mile marker 57. The speed limit on most rural Ohio Interstate highways is 65 mph.  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Interstate 76 West: Road view from mile marker 56.  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Use Exit 54 for Lake Milton State Park and Berlin Lake.  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Interstate 76 West at Exit 54: OH 534 - Lake Milton / Newton Falls  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Interstate 76 West: Road view from near mile marker 52.5, as I-76 crosses Lake Milton.  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Interstate 76 West: Road view from mile marker 50.  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Use either of the next 2 exits to get to West Branch State Park.  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Interstate 76 West at Exit 48: OH 225 - Alliance  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Interstate 76 West: Road view from mile marker 46.  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Interstate 76 West at the Rest Area located near mile marker 45.  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Interstate 76 West: Road view from mile marker 44.  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Use the next exit (Exit 43) for Hiram College and University of Mount Union.  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Interstate 76 West at Exit 43: OH 14 - Alliance / Ravenna  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Interstate 76 West shield sign located near mile marker 43.  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Interstate 76 West: Road view from mile marker 42.  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Interstate 76 West: Road view from mile marker 40.  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Use Exit 38 for Northeast Ohio Medical University.  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Interstate 76 West at Exit 38: OH 5 / OH 44 - Ravenna  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Interstate 76 West: Road view from mile marker 37.  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Interstate 76 West: Road view from mile marker 35.  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Use the next exit (Exit 33) for Kent State University.  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Interstate 76 West at Exit 33: OH 43 - Hartville / Kent  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Interstate 76 West: Road view from mile marker 32.  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Interstate 76 West at Exit 31: County Rd 18 / Tallmadge  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Interstate 76 West: Road view from mile marker 30.  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Interstate 76 West at Exit 29: OH 532 - Mogadore / Tallmadge  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Use Exit 27 for Goodyear Hts Metropark.  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Near mile marker 28, the speed limit drops to 60 mph for cars and 55 mph for trucks. Apparently Ohio hasn't completely phased out these stupid split speed limits.  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Interstate 76 West at Exit 27: To OH 91 - Gilchrist Rd / Canton Rd  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Interstate 76 West at Exit 26: OH 18 - E Market St / Mogadore Rd  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Use the next exit (Exit 25) for the Goodyear World Headquarters.  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Also use Exit 25 for Akron-Fulton Airport and Goodyear Blvd.  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Interstate 76 West at Exit 25: OH 241 - Innovation Way / Kelly Ave  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Interstate 76 West at Exit 24B: Arlington St  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Continue to follow Interstate 76 West to get to Downtown Akron and InfoCision Stadium.  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Use Exit 23B for the University of Akron.  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Interstate 76 West at Exit 24A: Inman St / Johnston St  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Interstate 76 West at Exit 23B: OH 8 North - Cuyahoga Falls  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Interstate 76 West at Exit 23A: Interstate 77 South - Canton  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Interstate 76 West / Interstate 77 North shield signs located near mile marker 23. I-77 joins up with I-76 briefly before once again branching off to the north.  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Interstate 76 West / Interstate 77 North at Exit 22B: Grant St / Wolf Ledges  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Use Exit 22A for InfoCision Stadium, Canal Park Stadium, Akron Art Museum, and the Convention Center.  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Interstate 76 West / Interstate 77 North at Exit 22A: Main St / Downtown  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Interstate 76 West / Interstate 77 North at Exit 21C: OH 59 East - Dart Ave  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Interstate 76 West / Interstate 77 North at Exit 21A: East Ave  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Near mile marker 21, the Interstate 76 West / Interstate 77 North duplex comes to an end. You have to exit off to the right here to remain on I-76 West.  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Road view from the ramp to Interstate 76 West at mile marker 20.4. The ramp curves sharply to the south here. I-76 travels south briefly before continuing west again at the junction of Interstate 277.  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Interstate 76 West at Exit 19: Battles Ave / Kenmore Blvd  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Interstate 76 West approaching Exit 18 - 1/4 mile.  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Interstate 76 West at Exit 18: Interstate 277 East / US 224 East - Canton. This is the point at which I-76 once again branches off to the west.  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Shortly after taking the ramp in the above picture to remain on Interstate 76 West, you will have to move to the left one lane as the right lane is an exit only lane.  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Interstate 76 West: Road view from mile marker 18.  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Interstate 76 West at Exit 17: OH 619 - Barberton / Wooster Rd  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Use any of the next 3 exits to get to Norton.  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Near mile marker 17, the speed limit once again increases to 65 mph and remains that way until Interstate 76's terminus.  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Interstate 76 West at Exit 16: Barber Rd  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Interstate 76 West at Exit 14: Cleve-Mass Rd / Norton  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Interstate 76 West at Exit 13B: OH 21 North - Cleveland  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Interstate 76 West at Exit 13A: OH 21 South - Massillon  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Use any of the next 3 exits to get to Wadsworth.  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Interstate 76 West at Exit 11: OH 261 - Norton / Wadsworth  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Interstate 76 West at Exit 9: OH 94 - Wadsworth / North Royalton  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Interstate 76 West: Road view from mile marker 9.  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Use Exit 7 for the Airport, University of Akron and Wayne College.  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Also use the next exit (Exit 7) for Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery.  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Interstate 76 West at Exit 7: OH 57 - Rittman / Medina  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Interstate 76 West: Road view from mile marker 6.  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Interstate 76 West at the Weigh Station located near mile marker 5.5.  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Interstate 76 West: Road view from mile marker 4.  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Interstate 76 West at Exit 2: OH 3 - Seville / Medina  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Interstate 76 West approaching Exit 1B - 1 mile.  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Interstate 76 West at Exit 1B: Interstate 71 North - Cleveland  (Photo taken 8/22/11).

Interstate 76 West at Exit 1A: Interstate 71 South - Columbus. This is the western end of Interstate 76. Staying straight here will take you onto US 224 West.  (Photo taken 8/22/11).